Forest Adventure – Schools

From: 35 (p/p or per event ex-vat)

The Event Square & Tipi Adventures School Programs are inspired by a sincere love for the outdoors. Located on 60 acres of serene forest in Rathdrum the location is a beautiful and natural wild environment. The river Avonmore meanders through the site and there is a gravel beach for everyone to enjoy.

The basic package is €35 p/p for a 3 hour activity package but you can add activity programs for day long programs and also dining and camping requirements to build your students day away.

*Add teachers or facilitators for dining numbers but not for activity or accommodation numbers.

How does Forest Adventure work?

The Forest Adventure program is all about making Learning Fun & Unforgettable! There is an innate curiosity and spirit of adventure in everyone. This is particularly true for children and young people. The experience students take away with them is one of adventure, re-connection with nature, new skills and above all else, a feeling of well being and fulfilment. The programs involve an educational aspect to everything the students do on site in line with the principles of Leave no Trace. Activities, dining, and overnight stays can all be tailored over 1/2 day, full day and multi day programs.

The Forest Adventure can be a short 1/2 day program, a full day or a multi day program with a range of activity and dining options on offer. Choose a Bushcraft adventure, a Mindfulness & Wellness themed event, a Teambuilding activity or mix and match to create a great day for the students.

Survival Skills: The Natural Living Skills program is all about students learning fundamental outdoor skills & feeling confident when out in nature

Forest Bathing: During a forest bathing session, students will connect with nature through sensory and mindful activities to experience relaxation & rejuvenation

Yoga & Mindfulness: We love the yoga & mindfulness aspect of being surrounded with nature

Wood Carving: Crafts Learn wood carving crafts to in a fun and simple way

The MacGyver Challenge: Why not choose an Macgyver style multiactivity teambuilding program with archery, team challenges, orienteering, and physical & mental challenges

What is included? 

  • Venue Sourcing
  • Event Planning

What is not included? 

  • Food & Beverages are an extra cost. We can organise this for you through the chosen venue
  • Transport to and from the venue but we can organsie this for you
  • Accommodation but we can organsie this for you

How can it help your students?

The Forest Adventure offers a number of important skills of the participants:

  • Feeling at home in nature
  • Experience of relaxation, rejuvenation, and connection with nature
  • Disconnection from electronic devices
  • Learning outdoor skills
  • Learning to make real decisions and accept real consequences
  • Obtaining a sense of achievement and satisfaction by overcoming challenges and obstacles
  • Developing self-reliance and independence
  • Experiencing and appreciating the outdoor environment and gaining the knowledge and skills to journey safely in that environment
  • Recognising the needs and strengths of others
  • Developing and enhancing leadership skills

The Tipis:

  • Rustic Tipis: The Tipis are spacious, single pole Norwegian canvas Tipis – ideal for 6 + people. Includes pallet beds with sleeping mats and interior lighting – Bring own sleeping bag & pillow!
  • Tree Tents: Enjoy a unique experience camping up in the trees. All tents (tree & trekking) include sleeping mats and interior lighting. Available to suit either 2 or 3 people
  • Camping Hammocks: Hammock & Tarp sleep system with mosquito netting & self inflating mat
  • Trekking Tents: 2 or 3 person trekking tents

Dining

Dining Al Fresco in the Woods One of the things we love to do in the forest, is to cook over the open fire. Food always seems to taste so much better We cook dishes that one would not expect to find in the woods but by combining creativity, fresh locally sourced ingredients, an open fire and a whole load of passion, this enables us to offer a unique dining experience the students love Dining Options: Tea/Minerals/Coffee. Bespoke Dining options include BBQ Platter/Forest Burgers/Oven Baked Pizza /Quesadillas/Pasta & More

*Licensed venue to cook on open fire

Key Team Benefits:

  • Connection with nature
  • Well Being
  • Collaboration
  • Team dynamics
  • Leadership skills
  • Shared experience
  • Group cohesion

Event Information:

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